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Denarius with head of Mars, struck under Q. Minucius Ter[...]

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Obverse: Head of Mars left, wearing crested helmet ornamented with feather and amulet Reverse: two warriors, each armed with sword and shield, fighting: on left, a Roman, protecting a fallen comrade; on right, a barbarian, wearing a helmet ornamented with two horns. In exergue: Q T[H]ERM M[F]

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 103 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

13.651

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins